Fourth and final release in the series of 12” EPs featuring reinterpretations of tracks from the Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella’s album ”People Need People”, an exceptional collaboration with New York-turned-Berlin resident Artist, DJ, Producer, Remixer and A/V Designer Fred P.. A skilfull blend where afro, jazz and house music create a cosmic spiritual journey at times nocturnal, suitable for the most sophisticated dance floors.
Fred P – Forward Motion Equals Progression EP [SYNCRO37]
Another great EP from prolific producer Fred P. An incredible journey into deep Techno & House with 3 exclusive and unreleased tracks.
Fred P – Out All Night EP [SNF087]
The next release on Shall Not Fade comes from none other than deep house legend, Fred P. Also renowned for his musical offerings as Black Jazz Consortium, the New York-bred, Berlin-based producer is accredited with over 100 releases, all instantly recognisable given their warmth, depth and modesty. ‘Out All Night’ EP is no exception, containing three instant classics which range from the more playful, skippier side of the house spectrum to a deeper, more contemplative one.
Fred P / Specter & Jose Rico – Yellow Jackets Vol.4 [YJ004]
Yellow Jackets number four follows the direction of the previous releases with more phat jams spread on a vinyl only 12’. Fred P offers the rhythmic yet melodic and spiritually engaging ‘Inspired By Dopeness’. Chicago’s own Specter and Madrid’s Josè Rico, who often work together as Our Own Organization, go extradeep, raw and hipnotic on the other side with the aptly titled ‘You Don’t Believe’.
Fred P – Construction EP [STR004]
Rekids offshoot Stranger in The Night welcomes underground mainstay Fred P for a release complete with his signature depth. ‘Turn Up’ is built on immovable kick drums that roll and roll beneath a dark nebula of synths and pads. There is the atmospheric feel of factory floor automation in the groove and it never lets up. The lush ‘Alphabet City’ is less heavy, with more bright and cosmic pads lighting up a track that is airy and filled with a subtle sense of funk. ‘Construction’ takes things late into the night once more, with an edgy lead that is unsettling and paranoid as it pans about over a rooted kick drum that will lock the floor into a state of hypnosis. ‘For The Dome’ closes this fantastically compelling release with jittery, percussive drums that are softened by celestial synth work. In harmony, they make for perfectly escapist listening.
Fred P – Reaching For The Stars [NERO046]
Neroli welcomes NYC very own FRED P aka Black Jazz Consortium for a very special EP. Here he delivers four songs where his trademark rich emotive melodies meet with fresh syncopated beats. Four soul hurricanes that range in weight and emotion, the two poles here can be found slap-bang in the middle of the EP: “Moonlight” is a sultry brushed-drum break for lovers while “Riverside Drive” jacks like a rhino but soothes you with big breeze feels. Elsewhere “Reaching For The Stars” cruises on a skippy break with airy early 90s New York pads and “New Ways” closes on a stunning 88 tip. Have nice dreams y’all.
Fred P / Deetron – Lush Culture EP [PS002]
Fred P’s fresh ‘Perpetual Sound’ imprint continues its journey with ‘Lush Culture’, a split EP that finds the label head alongside like-minded soul, Deetron.
Captain P aka Fred P – The Incredible Adventures Of Captain P: Escapism [SPMBLP003]
7 yrs on, Fred P drops the second installment of “The Incredible Adventures Of Captain P”, subtitled Escapism, a constant stream of consciousness that takes you on a journey into a dimension of sound.
Fred P – Instinctive Rhythms [SECRET022]
It would be fair to say that Black Jazz Consortium man Fred P is a reliable source of atmospheric, immaculately produced deep house and techno. We can’t think of a duff release to date. Certainly, this first 12″ for Secretsundaze is full of playable treats. Opener “6AM” uses tribal-influenced drum rhythms, mutilated vocal samples and moody electronics to create a dark and hypnotic early morning mood, while “Herb” is a perfect fusion of trippy broken house rhythms, hazy minor key refrains and weighty dub bass. Arguably best of all, though, is “Mile High”, a superbly emotional deep house epic full of crystalline chord progressions, sweeping synth-strings and immaculately programmed percussion. Killer deep techno tracks by the never disappointing Fred P.
Fred P @ Breakfast Club (Tel Aviv) 16.12.2016
Fred P – Sound Destination [SPMBLP002]
Sound Destination is a project that crosses genre to find its own space. Soundscapes, downtempo, ambient, and house music all find a place in this aesthetically complete project. There’s a simmering, hovering quality about the whole album, as a pastoral ease settles over the listener. The record flows like a vague narrative, a non-specific sort-of journey album, a meditative jazz-house trip. Fred Peterkin shows yet another perspective of his expression. bursting out of the style-box, to draw you in to his own dimension.
Fred P – Expressing Dark Matter EP [RCM002]
Rex Club present their second 12″, turning to one of the most respected names in deep house, Mr Fred P. Last year was perhaps the most productive so far for Fred P, and this creative drive continues apace on this Expressing Dark Matter EP. Holding it down on the A-side is “Wave Patterns” where a restrained groove plays second fiddle to some delightful pads and oh so deep chord work. The B-side pairs up the loose percussive “Continuous Sensations” with standout cut “Unbroken Circle”. Vintage Peterkin through and through.
Fred P – Modern Architect [EOS001]
For the best part of a decade, Fred Peterkin has impressed with his ultra-deep, soul-flecked take on deep house and techno. Here, his Soul People Music imprint gives birth to a new sub-label, Energy of Sound, with the New York producer delivering a double-pack’s worth of previously unreleased cuts. Naturally, the standard is abnormally high throughout, with Peterkin variously serving up sumptuous, dreamy fare (“Down Under”, the San Francisco ’90s deep house revivalism of “Don’t Be Afraid”), chunkier deep house rollers (“Memory P”), crunchy dub house (“Dub In The Sky”), and throbbing, tech-tinged brilliance (“Tokyo To Chiba” and the European-sounding “Sybian”).
Fred P – Rawax Aira Series Vol.3 [AIRA003]
Fred P aka Black Jazz Consortium’s musical set phrase isn’t following new trends. Fred is often simply melting shuffling percussions with elementary melodies. but he does it in a sense that the heavy used and abused phrase ”deepness” finally gets a fresh truthfully new meaning.
Anomaly – Sun & Moon EP [SPM022]
Fred P immerses himself further into his techno alter ego, bringing more depth and insight to the saga, using sound to transcend time and space.
Fred P. @ Boiler Club (Cluj-Napoca) 05.04.2014
Saturday Fred P. is playing in Bucharest, Maschine @ Control Club
Anomaly – Red Clouds [SPM021]
Fred P is never short of ways to get deep, but here he’s kicking off a new alias for a slight twist on how he approaches his signature plush chords and hypnotic constructions. Anomaly did previously appear on a Soul People compilation with “Above Below”, which appears here as the B2 and represents everything you can love about classic Fred P with its soaring pads and dreamlike finish. Elsewhere there are more rough edges to be found, as on the more abstract roll of “Tunnel Vision” and the moody grind of “Dark Room” with its spooked out synth strafes and poised sound design.
VA – Selected: Compiled by Fred P [SPMBC001]
Selected pulls together material from mostly unfamiliar names like DeepJust AQuaBeaT, Bassik Grooove and Bobby O’Donnell, alongside a couple of established heads like Ryo Murakami, Aybee (as Orion 70) and Fred P himself, whose ”N.Y. (Selected Dub),” a reshape of an old jazz tune, rounds out the compilation. ”In the early days it was difficult to afford more than one or two records—I would buy compilations because the value was greater and I was exposed to artist that I might not have known about otherwise,” he says. ”When I think of compilations I think of Mix The Vibe, Soul Of Science, Trust The DJ and of course DJ-Kicks. I learned a great deal from these series over the years and developed my own ideas based on what I love to hear—thus Selected was born.” Released Soul People Music’s new sub-label, Boards.
Fred P @ Boiler Room 05.10.2013
Fred P. – Reach EP [AHD004]
New York’s born and raised Fred Peterkin makes his debut on the A Harmless Deed label. “Reach” on the A side is a total dancefloor burner. Keeps building from start to the end, having the peaking point when the arpeggio comes up fading in at the middle of the track. B side, “In the blue”, is the deep cut of the record and its a perfect example of Freds dubby and warm feeling.